Copa Sudamericana: Sport Recife secure advantage against Náutico
Second division side Sport Recife secured a comfortable 2-0 win against Brasileirão outfit Náutico in the Copa Sudamericana.
Goals from Felipe Azevedo and Patric ensures that the home side goes into the away leg with a sizable advantage.
Azevedo opened the scoring in the opening minutes and laid on another for Patric just before the break.
Recife then held out in the second half to take a two-goal advantage in a heated contest which saw eight yellow cards dished out by the referee.
The Copa Sudamericana will continue with three more all-Brazilian ties as Vitória face high-flyers Coritiba, Criciúma take on Ponte Preta and Portuguesa welcomes Bahia.